Telehealth. DPS Lecture – Healthcare 2020.
DPS Lecture – Healthcare 2020
An exciting new area for disruptive innovation is likely to come from a focus on holistic patient care with an emphasis in life-long well-being. The convergence of medical and information technologies will be facilitated by a much more informed patient population that will expect much more than a pill. They will expect an integrated patient solution that will address the underlying disease and improve their life.
Miguel Barbosa, Ph.D, VP at Janssen Research &Development – PharmaVoice March 2013
Patients are becoming smarter, expect higher quality care, and will be more conscious about health decisions they make.
“The use of digital technologies to deliver medical care, health education, and public health services, by connecting multiple users in separate locations.
Telehealth services consist of diagnosis, treatment, assessment, monitoring, communications, and education. It includes a broad range of telecommunications, health information, videoconferencing, and digital image technologies.”
- The Center for Connected Health Policy
Focused on the wellness and preventive aspect of healthcare.
Unlike the clinical side, these services and products are more standardized and less regulated, with ease of use being paramount.
Capabilities, Applications, Solutions, Reach
Protocols, Technologies, Standards, Best Practices
DATA IS EVERYWHERE!!!
Health Care is now primarily PROACTIVE vs REACTIVE
Source(s): Pew Internet Research, 2013
As life sciences companies adopt a patient centric model, they need to differentiate themselves on value, not on the medicine itself. This is most relevant in highly competitive spaces such as diabetes or cholesterol therapies.
Telehealth will enhance the connection between patient and provider, helping to improve the collection of data to optimize therapies, and strengthen the connection between companies and consumers.
Medical image archives to increase by 20-40% a year
Today 80% of data is unstructured.
Source: MedCity News
Source: MedCity News